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Cafe Metropole

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French, Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Delicatessen
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Place de Brouckere 31 | Hotel Metropole, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 217 26 27
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our first stop in Brussels as it was beside our hotel, we sat at a table outside and waited patiently to be served, we had to go and find a waiter to help as they seem to spend their time ignoring the customers, people at other table got up and left during our time there, I constantly had to attract... More 

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Thank Philb02
Brussels, Belgium
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rather than drinking something here, go to the area near Sainte Catherine or Dansaert. You will find some really cool places there. This place is just an outrage. We just paid 10.20 Euro for a simple Americano drink. We have been coming here for the past 25 years. This was our last visit. The waiter just told us that he... More 

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Thank Celcius37
Canggu, Indonesia
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264 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This palce is a must for one meal if you have the money. The surrounds are absolutely stupendous. The service is very good. The food tries to be great but it kind of misses the mark. I had the duck, but no veggies. My wife had the smoked salmon, but the pureed veggies were not really a veg. The courses... More 

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Thank ricky_indo
Washington DC
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We wanted Moule and we got it. They also had some very nice starters and our waiter was very helpful and attentive.

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Thank lee510
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147 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Eating here was a very good choice / great choice of food and tapas. Strongly recommended, good price/value ratio.

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Thank RobyGlobal
Northampton, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

As we were staying in the Metropole hotel, we thought we should try the cafe. We sat outside and had a splendid coffee and apple pie for e9,50 each. We then had more coffee and beer, whilst watching the world go by. The waiter proved very adept at shooing away the poor begging women, who are all around Brussels. Our... More 

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Thank Lisa H
Streamwood, Illinois
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Enjoy sitting outside at this excellent cafe, have a quick bite and a few pints. Wait staff extremely friendly and patient.

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Thank Tourist-Dean
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

15min waiting to get a drink ! 7.50 for this white wine... A nice place but too expensive, and not really a warm atmosphere, outside the "pedestrian zone" of Brussels. I hearded that the Metropole claimed against the City of Brussels as they lost a lot of clients because their clients coudln't arrive to the hotel/café. The problem has been... More 

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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We went for dinner. Very good ambient, quite finest. Very good food and deserts. Price not excesive.

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Thank mcenroute
Venice, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Nice place, good atmosphere, friendly staff. But unless you want a Ceasar Salad with lots of Mayonaise and dry Chicken Nuggets: eat you salad somewhere else.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $68
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Bar, Cafe, European, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place de Brouckere 31 | Hotel Metropole, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Brussels
  • Phone Number: +32 2 217 26 27

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?